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Date: 19th – 29th October 2017
Sponsorship Level: £3,190
DAY 2: Ho Chi Minh City
Upon arrival we’ll quickly get a feel for the hustle and bustle of this fascinating city as we transfer to our hotel where we’ll have full trip briefing.
DAY 3: Ho Chi Minh – Tra Vinh
We transfer out of Ho Chi Minh City to My Tho, the gateway to the Mekong Delta, and catch a ferry across the Tien Giang River where our challenger begins! We cycle along the sugar cane and banana plantations of the Delta before arriving at our first nights stop. Approx 62km.
DAY 4: Tra Vinh – Can Tho
Our first full day of cycling will take us deep into local life, crossing wooden bridges and traversing estuaries. This afternoon we take quiet backroads through villages, offering a glimpse into the lives of the local people. Approx 80km.
DAY 5: Can Tho – Long Xuyen – Chau Doc
Our last day of stunning cycling in Vietnam and this morning we’ll visit the famous floating market of Cai Rang before mounting our bikes and following the river, busy with trade. Approx 95km.
DAY 6: Chau Doc – Phnom Penh – Koh Dach
We start today catching a speed boat up the river to Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s capital city. After a relaxing lunch at a traditional Khmer restaurant we’ll have the chance for a cycle on Koh Dach Island. Approx 20km
DAY 7: Phnom Penh – Kampong Thom
Our route today leads us through the lush landscape of the area which is littered with old Royal Palaces and rubber plantations; today gives us a great comparison between Vietnam and Cambodia. Approx 70km.
DAY 8: Kampong Thom – Siem Reap – Angkor Wat
Our last day of cycling! We make our way towards Siem Reap and the grand Angkor Wat. After watching the sun set over the beautiful monument we park our bikes for the final time and prepare for the evenings celebrations!
DAY 9: Siem Reap and Angkor Wat
Today is your free day to explore the beautiful and engulfing Angkor Wat., the national symbol of Cambodia! This UNESCO World Heritage Site is one of the largest religious monuments in the world. Spanning 203 acres it encapsulates a complicated pattern of temples, three triangular main sections and a moat
DAY 10: Siem Reap – London
This morning we bid farewell to Cambodia and our adventures along the Mekong Delta and head to the airport for our flight home.
Arrive in London